Parklets to crop up again this year

A “parklet” - a mini-park that can fit in any on-street parking space - can offer that space.

UPDATE: As businesses open, town waives permit fees

On Tuesday, the day after the businesses opened, the town responded to the owners pleas by waiving sidewalk cafe dining permit fees, offering $150,000 in grant funds, and working to close some streets during certain hours.

Montclair 150: In business – Some closed; others stood test of time

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI Beginning in the 1850s, businesses opened in what is now Montclair reflecting the needs of a rural community. As the Industrial Revolution hit and the population grew, businesses’ services and offerings...
Cuban Pete's locked down

Cuban Pete’s locked down by court order

On Monday morning, Oct. 26, county officials and police arrived at Cuban Pete's Restaurant and Tapas and put padlocks on its gates. 

Bellevue Theater backers reveal plans for updates to historical theater

Plans for the renovated Bellevue Theater include six theaters, a restaurant and a bar, but no parking.

COVID-19: Montclair stores, restaurants adjust

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's March 21 order for people to stay at home and non-essential businesses to close will hit Montclair small businesses hard.

Residents unhappy with revised Lorraine Ave. plan

By LINDA MOSS To avoid litigation, a developer has amended his plan for the former Warner Communications facility on Lorraine Avenue, and is now looking to create an addition that will make the property look...

Officials: Landscapers can continue their work under gov’s order

Some residents are asking Montclair officials to ban leaf blowers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What’s in store at Lidl? Going inside ahead of Lackawanna move

 By Jaimie Julia Winters and Adam Anik winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen Lackawanna developer Robert Schmitt of Hampshire Cos. announced the potential new supermarket tenant for the fourth ward last week, some were skeptical, if not confused.Comments from...

With stern warning, council renews South End store’s liquor license

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsWarning the establishment to keep its sidewalk clean and to stop loiterers, the Township Council on Tuesday night renewed the liquor license of South End Liquors, and gave its approval to three...